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Picture-perfect settings for all of your picture-perfect moments.
Juniper ballroom at Hotel Effie
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Effie Ever After

Glistening waters of the Emerald Coast, shimmering rose quartz sand beach, lush lawns...it’s as though Hotel Effie was made for romance. Coastal charm, southern elegance, and exquisite details are also near and dear to us and will come across in every moment of your big day. Effortless and captivating, this is the place for the wedding of your dreams. This is where your story begins.

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Wedding Venues

Intimate or grand, choose indoor spaces that are bright, light, and airy or outdoor venues that leave you breathless. Keep your journey close, at the heart of Hotel Effie, or broaden your event horizons to include the great spaces also available to you at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

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Catering Menu

The freshest ingredients in the hands of a culinary dream team, ready to create a menu that transcends the ordinary. Want to really impress? Add the services of celebrity Chef Hugh Acheson. Click below to connect with our wedding specialists about our catering menu.

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Plan Your Special Day

Your big day is in very capable hands. Planning experts who are creative, flexible, and very gracious will bring your vision to life.

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In-Room Spa Services

Indulge and get ready without lifting a perfectly manicured finger. A number of our blissful treatments are available in the comfort and privacy of your room for a truly personalized experience. All you have to do is relax while we take care of you.

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Exclusive Packages

Give yourself a reason to eat out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And maybe even a late-night drink with a view.

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Stay More, Save More

The longer you stay, the more you can save—up to 30% off Best Available Rate.

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Have a Round on Us

Best available rate and a complimentary round of golf with each consecutive two night stay.

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Meetings Special Offer

Plan your next meeting at Hotel Effie and get rewarded with savings! The more rooms you book the greater the reward.

The Suite Spot: Hotel Effie's Blog

Get inspired and see how these happy couples went from saying yes to embarking on their happily ever after at Hotel Effie and Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

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Deborah & James

Deborah and James celebrated their wedding vows with a beautiful Grand Lawn ceremony, followed by an elegant reception in the...

Caryn and Blake at the outdoor alter on the grand lawn

Caryn & Blake

Caryn Lynn and Blake Davis exchanged vows in an outdoor ceremony on the beautiful Grand Lawn at Sandestin Golf and…

Callie & Roy

Callie & Roy

Callie and Roy met on May 5th, 2015 while Callie was on a well-deserved vacation in Navarre, Florida.